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Sociology of Development

  1. Add to Wish List Research Handbook on Development and the Informal Economy

    Research Handbook on Development and the Informal Economy

    Edited by Jacques Charmes
    ‘Jacques Charmes and Edward Elgar Publishing are to be warmly congratulated for this Handbook, which reflects on 50 years of academic discussion on the informal economy, and offers us new insights and inspiration for the next 50 years of...
    Hardback (September 2020)

    List price $225.00

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  2. Add to Wish List Inequality, Social Protection and Social Justice

    Inequality, Social Protection and Social Justice

    James Midgley
    ‘The issue of inequality has returned to global agendas. James Midgley, the doyen of global social policy research, insists that social protection has a role to play in tackling inequality. He sets out an agenda of institutional reform t...
    Hardback (2020)

    List price $110.00

    Member price $99.00

  3. Add to Wish List Social Policy in the Middle East and North Africa

    Social Policy in the Middle East and North Africa

    Edited by Rana Jawad, Nicola Jones, Mahmood Messkoub
    This book presents a state of the art in the developing field of social policy in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. It offers an up-to-date conceptual analysis of social policy programmes and discourses in the MENA region b...
    Hardback (2019)

    List price $145.00

    Member price $130.50

  4. Add to Wish List Globalizing Welfare

    Globalizing Welfare

    Edited by Stein Kuhnle, Per Selle, Sven E.O. Hort
    From the welfare state’s origins in Europe, the idea of human welfare being organized through a civilized, institutionalized and uncorrupt state has caught the imagination of social activists and policy-makers around the world. This is p...
    Hardback (2019)

    List price $160.00

    Member price $144.00

  5. Add to Wish List Handbook of Social Policy and Development

    Handbook of Social Policy and Development

    Edited by James Midgley, Rebecca Surender, Laura Alfers
    ‘If you read one book to understand current scholarship on social policy and development in the global south, this should be it. Lucid and comprehensive, it is encyclopaedic in scope. The role of the state is set out and powerfully defen...
    Hardback (2019)

    List price $240.00

    Member price $216.00

  6. Add to Wish List Handbook of Welfare in China

    Handbook of Welfare in China

    Edited by Beatriz Carrillo , Johanna Hood, Paul Kadetz
    ‘The Handbook of Welfare in China is a good example of a handbook. The text finds the balance between the contributors’ detailed knowledge and the editors’ efforts to produce coherent contribution. It is a publication entering what will ...
    Hardback (2017)

    List price $270.00

    Member price $243.00

  7. Add to Wish List Social Investment and Social Welfare

    Social Investment and Social Welfare

    Edited by James Midgley, Espen Dahl, Amy Conley Wright
    ‘This is an exciting and welcome contribution to the debates surrounding social investment and to the comparative social welfare literature more generally. Edited by leading scholars in the field, the volume provides an intelligent and w...
    Hardback (2017)

    List price $138.00

    Member price $124.20

  8. Add to Wish List Handbook on East Asian Social Policy

    Handbook on East Asian Social Policy

    Edited by Misa Izuhara
    Dramatic socio-economic transformations over the last two decades have brought social policy and social welfare issues to prominence in many East Asian societies. Since the 1990s and in response to national as well as global pressure, th...
    Paperback (2015)

    List price $74.00

    Member price $59.20

    Hardback (2013)

    List price $256.00

    Member price $230.40

  9. Add to Wish List Social Policy in a Developing World

    Social Policy in a Developing World

    Edited by Rebecca Surender, Robert Walker
    ‘This volume makes a valuable contribution to the dynamic and expanding field of scholarship on social policy in developing countries. In combining analytical frameworks used in comparative social policy analysis with an examination of k...
    Paperback (2014)

    List price $41.95

    Member price $33.56

    Hardback (2013)

    List price $152.00

    Member price $136.80

  10. Add to Wish List Social Protection, Economic Growth and Social Change

    Social Protection, Economic Growth and Social Change

    Edited by James Midgley, David Piachaud
    This highly original and thought-provoking book examines the recent expansion of social protection in China, India, Brazil and South Africa – four countries experiencing rapid economic growth and social change. It documents developments ...
    Hardback (2013)

    List price $145.00

    Member price $130.50

  11. Add to Wish List Colonialism and Welfare

    Colonialism and Welfare

    Edited by James Midgley, David Piachaud
    ‘Midgley and Piachaud’s book. . .offers scholars, students and social policy advocates an eminently readable, thought provoking overview of the historical development, current goals and future prospects of social protection policy in Chi...
    Paperback (2012)

    List price $49.00

    Member price $39.20

    Hardback (2011)

    List price $129.00

    Member price $116.10

  12. Add to Wish List The Sociology of Development

    The Sociology of Development

    Edited by Bryan R. Roberts, Robert G. Cushing, Charles H. Wood
    This new authoritative two-volume set contains a selection of the most important articles and papers spanning over 30 years on the sociology of development. It is divided under 14 succinct headings covering the main areas of the field, ...
    Hardback (1995)

    List price $700.00

    Member price $630.00

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    $560.00

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